The field of Domestic Violence research has expanded considerably in the past decade and now includes work conducted by researchers in many different disciplines, notably political science, public health, law, psychology, sociology, criminology, anthropology, family studies, and medicine. The SAGE Handbook of Domestic Violence provides a rich overview of the most important theoretical and empirical work in the field, organized by relationship type. The handbook addresses the three major areas of research on domestic violence: (1) Violence against partners; (2) Violence against children; and (3) Violence against other family members. This Handbook is a unique and timely publication and a long awaited, valuable resource for the vast amount of Domestic Violence research centres and individual researchers across the globe. Part 1: Men's Violence Against Women; Part 2: Women's Violence Against Men; Part 3: Violence Against Partners in Homosexual Relationships; Part 4: Mothers' Violence Against Children; Part 5: Father's Violence Against Children; Part 6: Other Circumstances of Neglect, Abuse, and Violence Against Children; Part 7: Violence Against Siblings; Part 8: Violence Against Parents; and Part 9: Violence Against Other Family Members.

Domestic Violence and Homelessness Among Women

Domestic Violence and Homelessness Among Women

Domestic violence and homelessness among women
Helena Menih


In 2018, in two of the nine points making up the Statement to the nation's First Ministers, the delegates to the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Summit on Reducing Violence Against Women and their Children, highlighted major problems with the current and historical state of research-led practice:

We must listen to lived experience and respect cultural knowledge …; We must learn from what's working, be flexible and tailor our approaches. (Department of Social Services [DSS], 2019: 4)

Despite these statements being integral to the Fourth Action Plan to be tabled since 2010, the summit was being explicit: all the other actions taken – and those still needing to be taken ...

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